Archive for October, 2008

Vancouver Civic Election Mania

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I only have one more trip to the polls this fall. Federal election done (won by Hedy Fry in Vancouver Centre), BC by-election done (won by Spencer Herbert in Vancouver-Burrard), and now I just have to catch up on my civic politics for the Vancouver Vote on November 15th. I’d like to conduct some interviews, […]

Vancouver Halloween Tips for Tots

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few years ago those “You know you’re from Canada when…” and “You know you’re from Vancouver when…” lists were forwarded from inbox to inbox and have now settled in nicely as Facebook pages for the masses to read and chuckle to themselves, “hehe, it’s funny because it’s true.” One item that was always on […]

I'm a PC and I'm still a Mac

Comments 24 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Microsoft produced this to address the “I’m a Mac / I’m a PC” ads about a month ago: Several celebrities are visible throughout the campaign, including company co-founder Bill Gates, Deepak Chopra, and Eva Longoria; Microsoft employees, including Gates, have an @windows.com e-mail address attached to their appearances to emphasize their human connection. Two shorter […]

Vancouver Board of Trade: Tough Talk for Tender Causes Live Blog

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I am currently in a ballroom of the Renaissance Hotel on West Hastings street to hear a talk from the Vancouver Board of Trade about “communicating via social media” in the non-profit sector in a series called Tough Talk for Tender Causes. If it seems slightly foreign for an entity such as the Board of […]

Television Talk: Miss604 TV Poll

Comments 13 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo credit: Duane Storey on Flickr First things first, I was not paid by any company to write this post in any way, shape or form. I did however, attend an info-session with live demos of Toshiba products and have decided to share some thoughts based on my experience there. Our current TV was generously […]

Vote in Vancouver Today, BC By-Election

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

If you live in the Vancouver-Burrard or Vancouver-Fairview districts, you should be heading to the polls today (open 8:00am until 8:00pm) to elect your new representative in the Provincial government. Candidates in Vancouver-Fairview: Emery, Jodie – British Columbia Marijuana Party Hanni, Wilf – BC Conservative Party MacDiarmid, Margaret – BC Liberal Party McGinn, Jenn – […]